Thank you for joining us for the Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) Core Skills Training with Kristin Neff and Chris Germer!

This course will take place over four half-day sessions. Here on our Participant Page, you'll find all the information you'll need to join in.

We will be using Zoom for each session. Please set up a free Zoom account to familiarize yourself with the platform before this event. Accounts can be set up through the Zoom website

 

MSC Core Skills Training Schedule - Main Sessions

You can find our agenda on our event page. Video recordings of each main session will be posted below within approximately 48 hours, and will remain available to participants through January 9, 2023. For privacy reasons, breakout groups, Mentor Groups, and Affinity groups will not be recorded.

Recordings for each day will be available on this page approximately 48 hours after each session, and will be available through January 9, 2023.

 

Self-Compassion Mentor Groups & Affinity Groups

A unique aspect of this Core Skills training is the opportunity to engage in virtual Self-Compassion Mentor Groups and Affinity/Special Interest Groups throughout the program. These extra Mentor Groups are designed to help you maximize learning and get a jump start on integrating Mindful Self-Compassion into your life.

 

Self-Compassion Mentor Groups

In these sessions, you will engage with highly trained and experienced MSC Teacher / Mentors for on-the-spot learning and application of Self-Compassion skills and teachings to optimize your MSC experience. If you would like to attend one of these sessions, please ensure you have created a free Zoom account and are logged in to that account. Accounts can be set up through the Zoom website.

Please note that these groups are open to all. Feel free to attend as many groups as you would like. We encourage you to mark groups of your choice in your calendar to ensure you are able to attend.

Schedule for Self-Compassion Mentoring Group Sessions:

All Mentoring Groups are one hour long and open to all! PLEASE NOTE: All times listed below are in Pacific Time. To convert to your local time zone, please click hereFor more information on our group leaders, please click here

 

Affinity Group Practice Sessions

Affinity Groups are an optional and freely offered addition to the MSC Core Skills Training. These groups bring together participants who self-identify with a particular social-cultural diverse identity. If you would like to attend one of these sessions, please ensure you have created a free Zoom account and are logged in to that account. Accounts can be set up through the Zoom website.

Affinity Groups included in this training are:

  • BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color)
  • LGBTQIAP+  (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, Asexual, Pansexual, +Plus)

Schedule for Affinity Group Sessions:

  • Wednesday November 30 at 9:00 am PST LGBTQIAP+ (no allies please) David Fredrickson (Click here to join!)
  • Wednesday November 30 at 10:00 am PST BIPOC (no allies please) Carolina Velez (Click here to join!)
  • Saturday, December 3 at 10:00 am PST BIPOC (no allies please) Carolina Velez (Click here to join!)
  • Wednesday December 7 at 9:00 am PST LGBTQIAP+ (no allies please) David Fredrickson (Click here to join!)
  • Wednesday December 7 at 10:00 am PST BIPOC (no allies please) Carolina Velez (Click here to join!)
  • Saturday, December 10 at 9:00 am PST LGBTQIAP+ (no allies please) David Fredrickson (Click here to join!)

 

Program Materials and Resources

  • Visit Kristin Neff's website
  • Visit Chris Germer's website
  • Handout on The Science of Self-Compassion by Kristin Neff
  • Handout on The Five Myths of Self-Compassion
  • Click here to view our agenda.
  • Click here to view our full event page, including speaker bios, learning objectives, and information on continuing education credits.
  • Recommended reading by Kristin Neff and Chris Germer (click for more information and to purchase!):

 

Questions? Comments? Contact us! 

General event questions:

Your Self-Compassion Mentors: